OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - december
USA, 2:10, Animation
(note: Password is: undertheweather)
Sunny is a girl who's bad thoughts are demons that live on her shoulders. Every day, her inner demons fly up to her ear and whisper insecurities and insults in her ear to make her upset. As her mood worsens, so does the weather until an ocean of her own tears overtakes her. This film a collimation of a year of work that is meant to speak to the troubles of learning to love yourself, especially when dealing with depression and anxiety.
USA, 12:18, Narrative
Alone in an unending forest, a girl must decide whether or not to help an injured stranger.
USA, 12:12, Web Series
Dandy is a web video series that tracks a woman’s mystery laced journey from Paris to Austin to quench her thirst for Rosé wine. Infused with Nouvelle Vague (French new wave) film style, the five episode series ferments style and intrigue with a lush, balanced, youthful and fun energy. Will she cure her thirst? Who is the spy? And why have all the French ended up in Texas?
USA, 14:53, Web Series
Remember how scary post-grad life was? Carguments is a coming of age piece that follows eighteen young graduates as they try to find their way through the twists and turns that growing up brings… all while braving LA traffic.
CAN, 27:27, Narrative
When a mild-mannered English professor, John Dykstra, faces a challenge that shakes him to his core, he has to make a choice - leave an innocent woman to die, or summon his alter-ego, the hardboiled mystery writer Rick Hardin to save her.
CHE (Switzerland), 16:49, Narrative
In the middle of the darkness of a chalet of a past century, between the cracks and the dirt of an old mirror, somebody appears. It is Lisbeth. She moves forward in her dressing gown with precaution, trying not to wake Anne who is still sleeping.
In front of her reflection, she discovers her shoulder. The skin is cracked, darkened and in blood. The disease is back.